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V.I. Port Authority Extends Airline Incentive Program, Saying Initiative Has Proven Beneficial

Staff Consortium | December 17, 2020

An airline incentive program to attract increased airlift to the U.S. Virgin Islands has been renewed and published by the Virgin Islands Port Authority, VIPA announced Wednesday. VIPA’s Board of Governors approved the extension of the incentive that expired last month from December 1, 2020, through November 30, 2022, at its monthly meeting held on November 19. To qualify to participate in the incentive program, an airline must: Provide airlift via a new route or add flights on an existing route already served by the airline to the Cyril E. King Airport (CEKA) on St. Thomas or the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport (HERA) on St. Croix; or Provide flights to CEKA after 5 pm (Atlantic Standard Time). According to VIPA, any scheduled commercial jet passenger airline or charter jet airline that currently serves or wishes to serve the USVI from outside…

Port Authority Committed to Meeting Deadlines in Preparation…

Staff Consortium | November 23, 2020

The Virgin Islands Port Authority said during a board meeting last week that it has been making preparations…

Dept. of Commerce Approves Port Authority's $21.9…

Staff Consortium | October 10, 2020

U.S. Dept. of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Thursday announced that the department’s Economic Development…

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Notice Of Heavy Equipment Sale Sealed Bid Auction

Staff Consortium | April 29, 2020

The Virgin Islands Port Authority (the “Authority” or “VIPA”) will be accepting bids for a 2008 Caterpiller Backhoe 4x4 telescoping arm through Tuesday, May 12, 2020.  Bidder must complete t...

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